NTSB Identification: MKC83IA035
Nonscheduled 14 CFR Part 135: Air Taxi & Commuter
Incident occurred Monday, December 13, 1982 in WICHITA, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/13/1983
Aircraft: BEECH 100, registration: N85BH
Injuries: 10 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators used data provided by various sources and may not have traveled in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft incident report.
PILOT REPORTED THAT WHILE CRUISING AT 18000 FEET, THE PRESSURIZED PORTION OF THE SECOND WINDOW BLEW OUT. THE INSIDE WINDOW REMAINED INTACT AND THE CABIN SLOWLY DEPRESSURIZED. THE PILOT MADE AN UNEVENTFUL LANDING. THE WINDOW WAS REPLACED BY A LATER PRODUCTION PANE AND THE AIRCRAFT WAS RELEASED FOR FLIGHT. THE OLD WINDOW HAD APPROXIMATELY 5773 HOURS SINCE INSTALLATION.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this incident to be:WINDOW,CABIN..SEPARATION
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